Elaine Filimon

Washington, D.C.

Ms. Filimon has more than 25 years of retained executive search experience, in which she has recruited senior executives in all functional disciplines including general management, technology, marketing and sales, finance, human resources, as well as boards of directors.  Her industry expertise spans nonprofit institutions, financial services, consumer products, telecommunications, healthcare, media/communications, and professional services.  She brings a comprehensive, research-focused search methodology developed over the course of her career to each new assignment.

As a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles, Ms. Filimon served Fortune 500 clients as well as helped build management teams for emerging technology clients.  She previously spent time at Kenny, Kindler & Hunt, Canny Bowen and Ray & Berndtson in New York, where she first worked with Bill Cicchino serving both domestic and global clients in the consumer/packaged goods and financial services industries. Before entering executive search, Ms. Filimon held marketing and research positions with Random House and Time Inc. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from the University of Delaware.